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and terrorists have been killed. traveling in london, defense secretary leon panetta said either seven or eight americans were taken in the terrorist attack. mark phillips picks up the story. >> reporter: early today, what had been a hostage-taking standoff at a massive natural gas plant in the algerian desert turned violent and bloody. algerian troops had surrounded the plant after a number of foreign workers-- some reports say more than 40-- were taken hostage by an islamic group calling itself the mass brigade, and claiming ties to al qaeda. security sources told us that, when the prisoners were moved within the compound, algerian gunships opened fire. one irish hostage, steven mcfaul, recounted the ordeal to an arabic tv channel as it was happening. >> reporter: steven mcfaul's family were celebrating tonight. he, along with an unknown number of other hostages, managed to escape. his son, dillon, was overjoyed. >> i feel over the moon. i'm just really excited. i just can't wait for him to get home. >> reporter: at least one american, mark cobb, who had been hiding in a meeting room, is know
-boyfriend in self-defense. the prosecution says, she did it in a jealous rage. now the trial is far from over but in the state of arizona jurors can ask questions of different witnesses during the trial. and there are some questions that have come up that are raising some eyebrows about potentially the prosecution is being successful here. faith jenkins, former prosecutor. doug burns, a criminal defense attorney and former prosecutor join us now. interesting kind of twist to this case is these jurors can ask questions. some of the questions they asked of one of the lead investigators is, when interviewing mr. hemant lakhani's roommates did they show concerned for his extended absence? did you check into their alibis? did mr. alexander have anybody else in the house. they're asking a lot of questions about that, faith. what does it mean to you? >> i was stunned when i heard about juror questions yesterday. as a prosecutor you hear questions like this, you hope, you hope it is one juror, and this is not a unanimous pool of jurors and they want to know these things. because you can't help, the d
warfare in a moment. first on the crisis we are joined by the staff writer for defense and national defense for the hill. >> thank you for having me. >> what is the latest? officials say the assault is over but some prisoners are still being held. >> that's where the situation stands right now. you mentioned alger an special forces and the numbers regarding the hostages still on the -- at the facility, it is just as murky as the numbers coming out as who were killed and who escaped. some reports have said as many as two americans are still on the facility under lock and key by the militants who are there. again, reports vary. >> are we to assume these are are bp employees or contractors being held? >> more than likely. it is was a bp-owned facility. they would be employees algerrian and other countries as well. >> the group calls themselves the masked brigade and are they a new strain of al qaeda? >> i am not sure if they are a new strain. they are in line with many of the al qaeda groups in the country. they hav
girlfriend, but in his defense, brent musburger said she was really hot. >> a man died the day after he won the lottery and will be exhumed today. investigators determined he was poisoned. >>> horrifying attack on a subway platform. he picks her up and tosses her on to the tracks. she manages to run away. >> discovered a metal detector in australia is just under $300,000. >> all that -- >> the first lady celebrating her birthday with a new hairdo. >> the word is out. bangs are in. >> why exactly is the dog here? [ laughter ] >> and all that matters -- >> i'll spend the rest of my life trying to earn back trust and apologize to people. for the rest of my life. >> on "cbs this morning." >> the once point lance broke down and cried. and here's the funny thing. wherever a tear landed a new muscle grew. [ laughter ] >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." nearly 14 years after first winning the race that turned him into a superstar, lance armstrong admitted to lying about using performance-enhancing drugs. >> he told oprah winfrey he began doping in the mid 1990s but insiste
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best defense is i've never tested positive. >> reporter: he didn't just lie to reporters, fans, sponsors, and even cancer survivors, he lied under oath, too. >> how many times do i have to say it? >> i just want to make sure your testimony is clear. >> if it can't be any clearer that i've never taken drugs. >> reporter: along way, armstrong's great lie left a trail of human collateral damage. people who went from friend to enemy the minute they threatened to expose him. >> it's a long time coming. i think it's a huge steph. >> reporter: frankie andreu was his best friend and teammate until he and his wife testified they heard him admit he took drugs. armstrong went on the attack, accusing frankie and betsy of lying. >> she said in her deposition she hates me. >> reporter: why would he say the same thing if you don't? >> probably to support his wife. >> reporter: after that, frankie went from friend to pariah almost overnight. >> i'd go to events and i didn't know who my friend was, who my foe was, who would shake my hand, who would spit at me in disgust. i got e-mails, traitor,
an army raid today, the fourth day of that crisis. defense secretary leon panetta called the loss of life appalling and vowed to bring the terrorists to justice. >> nobody is going to attack the united states of america and get away with it. for that reason we have made a commitment that we'll go after al qaeda wherever they are. and wherever they try to hide. >> at this point the u.s. will only confirm the death of one american engineer from texas and one british worker. it is not clear how many hostages were taken in the first place. on thursday, the algerian army began its counterattack to liberate the plant that is deep in the desert 800 miles from the capital. officials say the rebels were about to drive the hostages to another country. >>> a man walked on stage and pointed a gas pistol a at politician delivering a speech in bulgaria's capital today. the turkish leader struck the man before he could pull the trigger. a group of people kicked, punched and stomped on the gunman before he was arrested and taken to the hospital. gas pistols are non-lethal weapons used for self-defense, b
mourns. >> had an imaginary girlfriend but in his defense, brent muss burger said she was really hot. >> the man who died the day after he won the lottery will be exhumed today. investigators determined he was poisoned. >>> horrifying attack on a subway platform. he picks her up and tosses her right onto the tracks. she manages to run away. >>> this gold nugget reported in australia worth just under $300,000. >>> celebrating her birthday with a new hairdo. >> the word is out bangs are here. >>> why is the dog here. >> and all that matters. >>> i'll spend the rest of my life trying to earn back trust and apologize to people for the rest of my sflief life. >> on "cbs this morning." >> here's the thing. wherever a tear landed, a new muscle grew. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." nearly 14 years after first winning the race that turned him into a superstar, lance armstrong has admitted lying about using performance-enhancing drugs. >> in an interview that aired last night armstrong told oprah that he began doping in the 1990s but he stopped before his come back
. it was expected to go into next week. when the defense surprised everybody and put no witnesses on the stand the judge said let's go to the closing arguments. those closing arguments, which began after 1:30 this afternoon lasted over an hour with each side making a passionate plea for their case to the jury. both sides focused heavily on a video that was recorded the day of the murder. in his closing argument to the jury [ no audio ] no audio ] adams told the jury the object in his handgun which he used to shoot her in the back of the head. the defense attorney said not true. the item was a cell phone. both sides told the jury richmond phillips was a liar and cheater. prosecution said he lied to cover up the climb. defense argued he was only covering up an extramarital affair. prosecutor wes adams reminded the jury his dna was found in the car containing the body of an 11-month-old. prosecutors believe he killed her when he could not convince her to drop a paternity suit. the two were due in court later that day. prosecutors believe he drove her to a nearby parking lot after shooting wright
the three favored requiring background checks on all gun purchases. defense secretary leon panetta expressed his support for gun control thursday during an address u.s. troops in italy. he told a group only soldiers need assault weapons. >> who the hell these ar armor piercing bullets except for you guys? i am a hunter. i have done duck hunting since i was 10 years old. i loved to hunt. i love to be able to share that doing with my kids, but, i mean, for the life of me, i don't know why the hell people have that an assault weapon. >> and the report says students in mississippi are being expelled and incarcerated for minor offenses due to harsh school policies that mainly affect youth of color. the report by groups including the aclu and naacp follows the filing of a justice department lawsuit alleging officials in meridian, mississippi have created a school to prison pipeline. sending students to juvenile detention for violations like flatulence or breaking the dress code. the report says a five-year old boy was escorted home in a police car for dress code violation. the school required blac
on the whole has been concerned for the defense department for awhile now. the defense department has created in recent years the africa command and also a joint special operations task force was deployed to the transsahara region of the country -- in early 2000. it was part of the previous bush administration's global war on terror. so the white house and the pentagon have always had their eye on that area. possibly becoming a safe haven for al-qaeda and al-qaeda-affiliated groups. but i think the number of incidents that have happened in the recent weeks have sort of drawn most people's attention to it now. >> john: thank you very much. national defense and national security staff writer for the hill carlo munoz. i hope you'll come back to keep us updated on this development. >> will do. thanks. >> john: thank you so much. from the hostage crisis in algeria to the covert american drone war, i'm pleased to be joined by filmmaker and activist robert greenwald. the documentary drones exposed. thank you for joining us, mr. greenwald. >> my pleasure. >> john: before we begin talking about drone
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see petitions like bring back 3 ddoritos or consolidate the department of defense and the census bureau into a single department of kicking ass and listing names. and allow ron paul to the original constitution. it would would make the world a better place and petitions that make air tight cases out of confusing issues like when the petition to legalize chris tall weed says marijuana cigarettes gangsta easy he cream so baked thethe 420 how can you argue against that. and you can always sign my petition to lower the thresh threshold back to 25,000. i'm done talking now. >> jennifer: all right brett you only have 99 the thousand 999 to go. someone is always in our war room. check us out on "the war room"." you can link up to our twitter our facebook page and check out our exclusive web an extra. thank you for joining us on "the war room." we hope you have a great night. and we'll see you back tomorrow night. >> cenk: welcome to the "young turks." we've got an exclusive tonight. michael hastings to rahm emanuel about campaign finance and rahm emanuel loses its. here's a taste: >> ce
and bacteria proliferate. ♪ protect your mouth, with fixodent. the adhesive helps create a food seal defense for a clean mouth and kills bacteria for fresh breath. ♪ fixodent, and forget it. lance armstrong is olympic medalist from the 2000 games in sydney australia: oprah winfrey's cable network is record armstrong's confession he he has used performance enhancing drugs for years. doping scandal has grown over the past few weeks he has lost sponsors. he he has lost his leadership role at the cancer charity that he founded you. he lost his seven tour de france titles and lost the ability to compete in future events. trace gallagher is live in our west coast newsroom tonight. trace, is the timing here coincidental or not? >> >> well the international olympic committee says is the oprah interview had nothing to do with this or not o. the ioc began talking about stripping lance armstrong of his bronze medal in the middle of last month. first they had to wait until the international cycling union stripped him of his seven tour de france titles and then armstrong had 21 days to appeal that tho
the debates of our time, not only with the votes we cast, but with the voices we lift in defense of our most ancient values and enduring ideas. >> reporter: as he was leaving the capitol steps the president paused to take in the spectacle. i'll never see this again he said before continuing to the parade. the obamas walked part of the route to the white house, then took their place in the reviewing stand. president obama talked about gun control, social security, gay rights. these are issues that he addressed throughout the campaign. so definitely taking an aggressive stance on some of those issues and urging republicans or congress in general to join him and unify over some of those really tough issues. one thing we always love to watch when it comes to inauguration is, of course, the fashion. michelle obama certainly made it well worth it tonight at the inaugural ball ceremony. she came out wearing a designer you might recognize, jason wu. that dress showed off her toned arms. it was just stunning, a ruby velvet and chiffon dress and again made
are still held. our defense secretary, leon panetta, addressed the crisis a short time ago. >> terrorists should be on notice that they will find no sanctuary, no refuge, not in algeria, not in north africa, not anywhere. jenna: the defense secretary speaking in london there. terrorists affiliated with al qaeda are holed up at that gas plant. they have been there now for three days, demanding an end to the anti-terror campaign playing out right now in neighboring mali. that big area of north africa is part of what we're seeing with this rise of al qaeda in that continent. chief washington correspondent james rosen is live in our d.c. bureau. james, we talked about this as a very fluid, very dangerous situation. what do we now know? >> reporter: jenna, good afternoon. white house officials are now saying president obama is receiving regular updates on this situation which remains as you say ongoing and sensetive. the numbers involved here have varied wildly with the latest from algeria's state news service now saying nearly 100 of 132 hostages seized have been freed. that word comes after
in chief trusts his secretary of defense, trusts his commanders. did you sense there was a deficit of trust between, say, you and the president early on? in afghanistan? >> if you think of any complex endeavor that you're a part of, and you're going to do it with a team of people, if you don't trust them at the outset, you're going to have to develop trust very quickly. >> and he never chose you in this case. do you think that's the issue? >> i think he was involved. i was chosen by secretary gates, and clearly approved by the president. so i wases his commander. i replaced general mckiran in june of 2010. i think, though, there are a number of things. i think people underestimate the difference between the cultures of the civilian culture and military culture. it's not an opposition. they are just different. so they use different words, different backgrounds. they have a different understanding sometimes of history. plus a new administration comes in, any new administration, doesn't matter which party. and they've got to form a team and they're trying to internally form a team and also try
not be so confused. "the constitutional right about guns is for self-defense and hunting. founders did not mean modern weapons of war." lining up the crazy is not a difficult task for the right wing these days. but this rhetoric and hysteria i think is very dangerous. there is no basis to call the president of the united states a tyrant or a dictator, and no president ever deserves to be compared to stalin or hitler. but of course it continues. it happened earlier this week. someone needs to be an adult in the room to tell them to cool it. you know? this is america. but abusing the first amendment really is not good. there is a responsibility when you're in front of a camera and you have a microphone. and if this is the way they want to use it, what do you think is going to happen? get your cell phones out. i want to know what you think. tonight's question, will republican leadership denounce this type of rhetoric? text a for yes. text b for no to 622639. you can go to our blog at ed.msnbc.com. we'll bring you the results later on in the show. i'm joined tonight by caryn finney, msnbc
had a couple of tough years in football, comeback year based on what, the defense. this guy is the heart of the defense. it was-- >> he's a great player and he'll continue to be a great champion and he has to deal with-- >> the nfl? >> i don't think so, a winner is the winner, a professional team. >> what does it say about society, constant lying and cheating? >> and do you realize there's an arizona cardinals fullback who said i knew her, she was tall. >> and what's wrong with people? >> and building on it, on the story. but there's more to this and we'll see what's happening going forward. >> sean: good to see you and watching "the five" every day. >> thank you. >> sean: and the president's assault on your second amendment reports is met with fear and resistance across the country and i'll be joined with the state officials, and two are accusing the white house plan of being racist, we'll play those outrageous remarks and we'll get reaction tonight as juan williams faces off against david limbaugh all straight ahead tonight here on hannity. say farewell to the smell with t
the field for what is sure to be his most difficult defensive assignment. jay gray, bradenton, florida. >> manti te'o said his girlfriend was a stanford student but stanford officials confirm there's no record of a student by the name of lanae can kikua. on campus everyone was buzzing about the story and the students are just confused like everyone else. >> if someone told me manti te'o's girlfriend is a stanford grad, i would have said absolutely not. how would i not know anything about this, tragic car accident, a student who dies from leukemia and a girlfriend of manti te'o who every time stanford played notre dame, i would have wanted to write an article about that because it would be a great story. >> he released a written statement saying he was a victim of a painful and humiliating hoax. he released that yesterday. he was expected to address the media today in person but canceled that session and it's said he will reschedule but no word when. we have extended coverage of this story on our website. nbcbayarea.com, including more reaction from stanford and notre dame's response. >
we begin that jodi arias' defense team admitted she committed this violent murder. here we are 24 hours later she goes to salt lake city for two different reasons, number one to have a first date with a man, that was established earlier on in the court case, and the second reason is to meet this friend of hers, while she's talking to the friend, she's talking about travis, and yeah, i think we'll be friends forever and our kids will play together, but she knows he's dead at the time and eerie to hear that. and the prosecutor kept talking to this woman you know her well, yeah, i do know her well, meek and mild and can't imagine her doing well. do you know jody well enough she would do this and put one of the pornographic pictures, i can't describe it in a different way, but pornographic and the courtroom is weird and the woman looked shocked, no i'd never she'd do this and how about this, no, i didn't know she'd do this. how about this and showed a picture of travis alexander on the floor murdered and she didn't tell you she murdered travis, that's how he rested his case, pretty dr
. today the pastor taking the stand in his own defense. joining us are defense lawyers, ted williams and bernie. bernie, first do you, do you think he regrets taking the stand, the pastor tonight? >> in a homicide case you never ever ever ever, i don't know if i'm clear, ever want to call your client. you have to be losing the case so bad at that point that it's the last ditch effort. i don't know if he regrets having the clients on the stand and get off and almost relieved you know what at least i got on the stand and told my story. the way it came out he got caught up and jammed up in very, very bad stuff. >> greta: ted? >> i'm like bernie, never want to put your client on the stand, but this guy may very well have helped himself today on the stand because clearly, what i found troubling is that he was on trial for killing his second wife, but they allowed the judge did, apparently, a lot of testimony to come in concerning the killing of his first wife. and as a result of that. >> greta: that hurts. that hurts. no defense lawyers wants that. >> and greta would go ouch, that really
to settle in, set up their defenses and have to make demands. things they clearly want. they want prisoners to be released and some lines of communication will be established, and the -- the authorities will -- ideally will look at communication as a weapon to manipulate them and arrange an outcome, either there is an assault or get everybody released. >> kidnappings, hostage taking, not that unusual, especially massive international companies, and often the companies will pay out money to the kidnappers, but would political motivation, seems like it would be less likely. do you think that's true? >> some of the motivation will be a cover. the terrorists here are really bandits. a kidnapping industry thriving in this part of the world, and used to making money. this is a business for them. an opportunity to make a lot more money. make noise about political demands in the hopes that money will be offered to save the people and secondarily the facility. they will try to settle this for money. >> negotiations could involve money. what about a rescue attempt. how likely is it that that is being
the world are watching this carefully trying to get information. martha rad das is with the u.s. defense secretary in itly. >>> but first, abc's brian ross is here with the latest breaking details. >> reporter: the british foreign aufszer tells abc news, in the last few hours, the algerian has launched an operation to free the hostages. eyewitness accounts describe a helicopter assault and number of fatalities of both hostages and terrorists. none of which can be confirmed by abc news. intelligence officials say the situation is tense. >> it is a very serious matter when americans are taken hostage, along with others. >> reporter: the terror strike came without warning wednesday morning, when an estimated 20 gunmen, first attacked a bus carrying workers, escorted by two cars carrying security teams. at least one worker was killed. then, the terrorists moved on to the compound, where they are now holed up with the american and other western hostages. intelligence officials believe this is the mastermind of the attack, mokhtar belmokhtar, a ruthless, rogue al qaeda leader, who also runs an
. but in the end it probably wouldn't have mattered. according to one defense official, the algerians were in total control. brian. >> jim miklashevski at the pentagon. where we'll keep an eye on it. >>> another big story today, big progress to report tonight in this country's war on cancer, specifically a dramatic drop in cancer death rates over the last 20 years. but the news from the american cancer society is not all good. it comes with a big warning about the next big risk. here with that our chief science correspondent, robert bazell. >> reporter: the report out today illustrates huge strides in the fight against cancer which kills one in four americans. the death rate down more than 20% in the last two decades is attributed to improved survival from the biggest killers, lung and colon cancer, for both men and women. breast cancer in women and prostate cancer. >> the public should be ecstatic we are seeing these kind of reductions. but they need to realize the battle hasn't been won. >> reporter: experts emphasize the kind of death rate is not due to the expensive new drugs we hear about. ins
of murdering 16 afghan civilians, 9 of them children, he is set to be arraigned today. a defense attorney says staff sergeant robert bales will plead not guilty. he is being held at a base in washington state. bales allegedly murdered the civilians in a nighttime raid last march. >>> the world awaits oprah winfrey's one-on-one with lance armstrong tonight. it's widely reported he will admit to doping but what else will he say? the interview has not aired, but the damage control is underway. a source telling us that armstrong is already in talks to return some of his endorsement money. >>> a northern california man facing a $14,000 property tax bill, paid his tab in rolls of coin. stacks of dollar bills. larry casper said he tried to pay half his bill weeks ago but the county would only accept payment in full. so he asked family to empty out their piggie banks. every year at this time, this becomes the park city, utah sundance film festival. sundance traditionally a mecca for independent films. some 50,000 people expected to descend on the town over the next ten days. next week you guys are tra
a senior defense official that an american c-130 plane carrying evacuees has left algeria and headed to the air base in italy. a senior air defense official tells that the u.s. military will provide aircraft and begin airlifting french troops into mali been the next few days, possibly as soon as monday, megyn. >> megyn: wow, all right. jennifer. thank you. for more this hour we're joined by colonel oliver north, a military analyst. what a situation, now as she points out even officials on our side said it's very hazy, never something so hazy, as we know from the latest reports, they took about 132 hostages and about a hundred have been released and others are held including americans and now, they want to deal. your thoughts? >> well, first of all, there's not going to be a deal. almost all hostage situations there's going to be some kind of offer of an exchange, except in cases like danny pearl where they simply want to kill, in this case an american jew. one of the things i think this ought to serve to do is wake us up to the lie that we've been told ever since last may that al-qae
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